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Greatest defensive class ever?

Pernell McPhee is one of the league's better defenders, but he's hardly the only defensive stud from the 2011 draft class. Is that group on pace to be the best ever? Bill Barnwell explores

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Bears' non-QB MVP: Alshon Jeffery

Jeffery is perhaps the Bears' best player and certainly their most important offensive weapon. His value to Chicago's offense makes his health particularly crucial. Non-QB MVPs

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears rookie 3rd round pick DL Jonathan Bullard returned to practice after being excused the last few days to deal with a family matter at home. Bullard, who is having a strong preseason, expects to be active for Saturday's 3rd preseason game vs. Kansas City.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears starting tailback Jeremy Langford was cleared for full participation in Thursday's practice. Langford said he suffered a minor foot injury vs. New England last week when he got caught up on a play near the sideline. After the game, Langford experienced soreness and swelling, which kept him out for a couple days. But Langford says he's ready to play in Chicago's third preseason game on Saturday against Kansas City.

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Devin Hester to teams: Call my agent now

Devin Hester, released by the Falcons in July, posted a video on social media to show potential suitors that he's ready for one more season.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears 3rd round pick DL Jonathan Bullard is expected to rejoin the team in time for Thursday's practice, coach John Fox said. Bullard has been excused for personal reasons since Sunday. Fox did not give any update on the status of RG Kyle Long, who sat out again with a shoulder injury.

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Mike Sando ESPN Senior Writer 

The Broncos presumably are not surprised by Mark Sanchez this summer. Only JaMarcus Russell and Geno Smith have higher INT rates out 45 qualifying QBs since 2009. Only Rex Grossman, John Skelton and Kerry Collins have worse turnover-to-snaps ratios than Sanchez since Sanchez entered the league (min. 1000 snaps).

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears third round pick DL Jonathan Bullard, who is pushing to crack the starting lineup, missed his second straight practice for "personal reasons," according to coach John Fox. However, Fox made it sounds as if Bullard is expected to play Saturday vs. Kansas City. Also missing Tuesday's practice: OG Kyle Long, RB Jeremy Langford and ILB Danny Trevathan.

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Pair of Bears could make 2017 top 100

Kyle Long (No. 114) didn't miss by much this year, and Pernell McPhee (No. 180) is a terror when fully healthy. Bill Barnwell thinks both players could crack the top 100 in 2017. Future fits for #NFLRank


Alshon Jeffery cracks the top 100

Injuries limited Jeffery to just nine games in 2015, but his per-game production caught our experts' attention. He makes his first appearance on our list. #NFLRank: Nos. 51-100

Team Stats

Passing Yards228.923rd
Rushing Yards115.711th
Points For20.923rd
Points Against24.820th

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